Northgate apartments fire leaves four hospitalized and 30 evacuated after three-alarm blaze breaks out in Austin

AT least four people were hospitalized after a fire broke out at an apartment building.

Over 30 residents were evacuated from the area after the three-alarm fire broke out at 3.59am on Friday morning.

Emergency services said that four patients were transported to hospital.

One of adult has critical injuries, while another has serious. The two other patients had non-life-threatening injuries. A further four patients refused transport.

Photos from the fire department showed large flames bursting out of the side of the apartment building.

Images that arose on social media of the aftermath showed blown out windowsand the building's blackened exterior.

It is unclear at this time how many buildings were affected from the blaze.

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Drivers have been told to avoid the area due to a heavy first responder presence.

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